Dining at the Walt Disney World Resort can be a very expensive thing, especially when Guests are looking to enjoy a meal at a table service restaurant. Depending on the location, a table service meal can close to one hundred dollars a person, making it hard to justify the experience for the cost. Luckily, many table service locations feature less expensive, yet still delicious, items that Guests can opt for and still be able to enjoy the restaurant.
EPCOT is home to an incredible amount of dining locations including many table service restaurants that offer up unique atmospheres and cuisine from around the world. Here are the best value table service meals to enjoy in EPCOT so that Guests can save on costs, but still enjoy some wonderful restaurants along the way.
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NOTE: The Biergarten Restaurant and Garden Grill Restaurant are not included on this list as they are either buffet or family-style meals that are served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner for a set price for adults and children. Both table service restaurants are great values for a meal as they allow Guests to enjoy as much food as they would like for that set price!
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Neptune Tartare & Flat Iron Steak – Space 220 Restaurant
One of the newest dining locations in EPCOT is the Space 220 Restaurant in World Discovery that welcomes Guests for lunch and dinner and blasts them into space to dine amongst the stars. Massive screens are the windows of the table service restaurant, and Guests can look out at stunning views of Earth, astronauts on spacewalks, and more while they dine.
Lunch and dinner are set prices for adults and allow for the choice of one Lift-Off item menu (appetizer) and one Star Course item (entrée). The best Lift-Off option for value is the Neptune Tartare which features Yellowfin Tuna, yuzu ginger miso, soy, avocado, radish, apple, and sesame crackers for the perfect amount of delicious tuna and fresh crunch.
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For the Star Course, the best choice for value for lunch and dinner is the Flat Iron Steak which has a coffee spice rub and is served with smashed fingerling potatoes, cabernet butter, and a haricot vert. This filling entrée is cooked to each Guest’s preference, and is the best value for a meal at Space 220 Restaurant!
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Grilled Vegetable Skewer with Impossible Kefta – Coral Reef Restaurant
Across EPCOT in the World Nature neighborhood is Coral Reef Restaurant, another table service option with stunning views, this time under the sea. Guests can dine for lunch or dinner in a unique dining room that features large windows looking directly into the aquarium with fish, sharks, stingrays, turtles, and more gliding by.
The menu at Coral Reef Restaurant features many American seafood classics, and the best option for value at lunch or dinner is the Grilled Vegetable Skewer with Impossible Kefta. This plant-based entrée features a bed of basmati rice topped with lentils and smoked eggplant salad for a hearty option that pairs perfectly with the aquarium views.
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Ensalada Cesar – San Angel Inn Restaurante
Moving into World Showcase in EPCOT, there are dozens of amazing table service locations beginning with the San Angel Inn Restaurante in the Mexico Pavilion. This charming location is perpetually set at dusk and welcomes Guests to dine on authentic Mexican favorites for lunch and dinner while gazing out at an ancient monument and volcano in the distance.
The best option for value for lunch and dinner at San Angel Inn Restaurante is the Ensalada Cesar which tops whole-leaf romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, shaved parmesan, and crispy Monterey jack cheese. Guests have the option of adding chicken or shrimp for an additional fee if they would like, and even with the added fee the Ensalada Cesar still comes in at the best value on the menu!
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Chile Relleno – La Hacienda de San Angel
Also found in the Mexico Pavilion is the popular Le Hacienda de San Angel which is open daily for dinner only and brings Guests into an elegant dining room with large windows that look out onto World Showcase Lagoon. Authentic Mexican cuisine from various regions is expertly prepared and Guests who time it right can even enjoy stunning views of Harmonious each night.
The best entrée option for value on the menu at La Hacienda de San Angel is the Chile Relleno which stuffs a poblano pepper with rice, black beans, zucchini, and cotija cheese and serves it with a drizzle of salsa Rojo. This filing meal perfectly captures the flavors of authentic Mexican cuisine and offers up some great value for the cost of a table service dinner in Epcot.
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Vegetable and Tofu Stir Fry – Nine Dragons Restaurant
The China Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase is home to the table service Nine Dragons Restaurant where Guests can dine on authentic Chinese cuisine for lunch and dinner. The restaurant features a beautiful interior with dark wooden accents paired with bright pops of color and a beautiful carving of a dragon in the entrance by the hostess desk.
There are several great options for value on the menu at Nine Dragons Restaurant for lunch and dinner, but the best choice is the Vegetable and Tofu Stir Fry. Served with a base of white rice, this entrée option features several pieces of tofu with a medley of vegetables including carrots, bok choy, mushrooms, and more making it filling as well as plant-based.
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Fettuccine or Penne alla Vodka – Tutto Italia Ristorante
There are several wonderful table service options in the Italy Pavilion in World Showcase, starting with Tutto Italia Ristorante which serves up lunch and dinner daily. The relaxing restaurant features beautiful murals depicting life in ancient Rome that Guests can enjoy while dining on Italian classics with a range of regional flavors.
Two options on the menu at Tutto Italia Ristorante offer up the same great value, one of which is the Fettuccine. This classic pasta dish features homemade pasta topped with a parmesan cream sauce and the option to add grilled chicken breast, shrimp, or meatballs for an additional fee. The creamy sauce and delicate pasta are the ultimate comfort food that Guests are sure to enjoy.
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The other great value on the menu is the Penne Alla Vodka, which is always a crowd-pleaser at an Italian Restaurant. Tutto Italia Ristorante serves up fresh penne pasta with a classic vodka sauce and also has the option of adding the same grilled chicken breast, shrimp, or meatballs for an additional fee. Honestly, Guests can’t go wrong with either of these comforting and delicious menu options!
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Spaghetti or Ravioli – Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar
Next door to Tutto Italia is the intimate Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar, a small table service restaurant with low vaulted ceilings and moody accents to make Guests feel as though they are far away in an Italian wine cellar. The cozy atmosphere is perfectly paired with an extensive menu of Italian wines and authentic cuisine throughout each day in EPCOT.
Two menu options at Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar have the same value for the dollar and offer up comforting and indulgent pasta bites. The Ravioli features fresh grilled chicken ravioli with ricotta, mozzarella, green beans, cream, and pesto sauce and the Spaghetti is served with beef, veal, and pork meatballs with a light Pomodoro sauce. Both options are amazing choices for great value at Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar!
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Any Individual Pizza – Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria
The final table service restaurant in the Italy Pavilion is Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, where large wood-burning ovens serve up authentic Italian cuisine in brightly decorated and airy dining rooms. The stars of the menu at the restaurant are the thin-crust pizzas that are perfectly cooked in the wood-burning ovens, and the individual size servings are the menu items with the most value for Guests.
This opens up several options all at equal value for Guests to enjoy at Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria. The Quattro Formaggi Pizza features mozzarella, parmesan, fontina, and provolone, the Carciofi Pizza has artichokes, fontina, mozzarella, and truffle oil, the Prosciutto e Melone Pizza is topped with fontina, mozzarella, prosciutto, cantaloupe, and arugula, and the Piccante Pizza is topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, and Italian spicy sausage.
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Yasai – Teppan Edo
A very popular table service restaurant in EPCOT’s World Showcase is the unique Teppan Edo in the Japan Pavilion. Focused on Teppan-yaki-style cooking, Guests sit around a central grill and get to watch as masterful chefs cook up authentic Japanese cuisine right in front of them. Guests can choose a variety of delicious menu items as well as fresh sushi at Teppan Edo for both lunch and dinner.
The menu item with the best value is the Yasai which features grilled seasonal vegetables, mushrooms, and tofu prepared in front of Guests. The meal is accompanied by a garden salad, udon noodles, vegetables, and steamed white rice making it a hearty portion for a very reasonable value at Teppan Edo.
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Assorted Tempura – Tokyo Dining
Attached to Teppan Edo is another table service restaurant in the Japan Pavilion that features a delicious menu of authentic Japanese cuisine in an upscale and modern environment. Tokyo Dining evokes the spirit and culture of the Japanese city and serves up a menu of assorted fresh sushi and other favorites.
Guests who are looking to get the most value possible out of their meal at Tokyo Dining can order the Assorted Tempura for lunch or dinner. This entrée features three pieces of shrimp served with an assortment of vegetables such as onions, asparagus, and red bell peppers for the perfect combination of juicy shrimp and fresh and flavorful vegetables.
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Ratatouille sur Quinoa – Chefs de France
The France Pavilion in EPCOT’s World Showcase features beautiful charm and culture that is brought to life through the cuisine served in several table service restaurants including Chefs de France. Open daily for lunch and dinner, Chefs de France serves up authentic French cuisine in a light and airy dining area that makes Guests feel as though they are at a bistro in Paris, complete with excellent people watching out of the large windows.
The best value on the menu at Chefs de France is the Ratatouille Sur Quinoa which is a classic ratatouille with a vegetable medley served with a bed of quinoa and fresh kale. This French classic is a great way to enjoy an authentic and filling meal without spending an exorbitant amount of money at Chefs de France.
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Any Dessert Crepe – La Creperie de Paris
A relatively new table service location in Epcot is La Creperie de Paris in the France Pavilion, a charming and small restaurant that serves up an array of savory galettes and sweet crepes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day. The menu at the location is inspired by the Brittany region of France, and Guests can enjoy unique flavor combinations that are delicate, yet hearty and filling at the same time. The restaurant opened for Walt Disney World’s 50th and has recently started taking reservations.
The Dessert Crepes at La Creperie de Paris all feature sweet flavor profiles and are priced the same, making them all equally great values for any meal at the restaurant. Guests can order the Gourmande with hazelnut-chocolate spread and whipped cream, Melba with peaches, red berries sauce, and almonds, Pomme with caramelized apples, and caramel beurre sale, Banane with banana and caramel beurre sale, or Poire with pear, chocolate ganache, and whipped cream.
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Savory Impossible Pot Pie or Bangers and Mash – Rose & Crown Dining Room
The UK Pavilion is home to the lively Rose & Crown Dining Room where Guests can feel as though they have stepped into a traditional British pub that serves up freshly poured pints and traditional bites. Open for lunch and dinner each day, there are several small dining rooms as well as an outdoor patio that offers beautiful views of World Showcase Lagoon.
Two menu items at Rose & Crown Dining Room are equally priced, making them both great values for either lunch or dinner. The Savory Impossible Hot Pie is a plant-based baked casserole with seasonal vegetables, plant-based meat, and a mashed potato topping, and the Bangers and Mash features traditional English sausage served with colcannon potatoes, mushrooms, onions, and a red wine demi.
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Steamed Asian Impossible Dumplings – Le Cellier Steakhouse
The final table service restaurant in EPCOT is Le Cellier Steakhouse in the Canada Pavilion which features a small and cozy dining room designed to feel like a wine cellar nestled in the heart of Canada. The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and serves up steakhouse classics infused with Canadian ingredients and flavors, and Guests are sure to love everything they try.
Since steaks can be pricey, Guests who are looking for good value at Le Cellier Steakhouse can try the Steamed Asian Impossible Dumplings which is a delicious plant-based option available for both lunch and dinner. The meal features impossible meat dumplings served with bok choy, Chinese long beans, red peppers, radish, and a fragrant Asian broth for deep flavors and an array of textures that Guests will enjoy.
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